The new BMW Active Tourer might be a competent economy car, and you might think it's attractive, but it's just not a proper BMW. A BMW 1M Coupe that's very, very sideways — that's a true driver's machine.
This is the Dutch Supercar Challenge, a gentleman's race series that puts all different kinds of GT cars on the same grid. We get to see a BMW 1er hunt down a 996 GT3 Cup car and all the close racing that follows.
According to his YouTube channel, this 1M owner started karting when he was nine years old and now races BMWs. Still, there's always time for some drifting on the deserted streets of the Low Countries.
Strip malls are not the most haute of shopping experiences, but they can be great places to start a new business. This BMW 1M driver in South Africa shows how well it's working for his new donut-making operation.
Reigning king of hyperbolic auto enthusiasm Jeremy Clarkson has released his now-traditional year-end DVD, featuring his pick for best car of the year. This time around, though, the decision involves a bit of bifurcation and elaboration.
Last month two Pacific BMW dealership employees posted video of themselves dangerously flogging a brand-new BMW 1M at high speeds on residential streets on YouTube. It ignited a firestorm of hatred against the dealership in Bimmer fan forums and on Los Angeles local television news shows.
Two unidentified individuals recently flogged a dealership-fresh BMW 1M at high speeds on residential streets. One of them caught it on video. That video wound up on YouTube. You can guess what happened next.
The BMW 1M has softened the hardened arteries of auto reviewers around the world, from Jeremy Clarkson to our own Mike Spinelli. One California BMW dealer hopes to capitalize on high praise and low supply with an insane $40,000 markup.
SportAuto's dance with the BMW 1M at Nürburgring produced a lap of 8:15. Which is OK, but not as fast as might be expected. The culprit: Too-firm suspension. Still, it beat out the RS3 and Cayman S. Not too shabby.